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CLOSING DATE:  Friday 21 October 2022 The Association for Fostering, Kinship and Adoption (AFKA) Scotland is seeking to appoint a Treasurer for its Board of Trustees.  The Board meets at…

AFKA in collaboration with Adoption UK will host Adoption Week Scotland starting 14 November 2022 with the support of Scotland’s Adoption Register. Our theme this year is still to be…

This 12-month Project is funded through The Promise and will support practice development in Transitions to Permanence and ensure children and young people maintain the relationships that are important to…

The next Adoption Exchange Day is set for Thursday 22nd September and will take place at Albert Halls, Stirling. Emails have been sent out to all adoption agencies across Scotland…

Children need the stability, security and certainty achieved by effective permanence; adoption, permanent fostering and kinship care provide this where children cannot live with their parents. It is vital that legislation,…

We are now currently accepting applications for our third Relative Matters course, staring in October 2022, which offers practitioners a unique opportunity to develop their knowledge and practice in the…

We are excited to share that as of today, Tuesday, 21 June 2022, we have officially changed our name to the Association for Fostering, Kinship and Adoption Scotland (AFKA Scotland)….

The final report and briefings for a research study about the disruption of adoption and permanent fostering placements in Scotland are now available. This research was undertaken by AFA Scotland…

STAR (Sibling Reunited) Development Project Under the leadership of Karen Morrison, STAR – Siblings Reunited’ – has developed into a highly regarded service enabling brothers and sisters who live apart…

The Scottish Government launched a consultation on proposals for the creation of a National Care Service; the proposed reforms around social care represent one of the most significant pieces of public service…